Movie News: First Trailer For G.I. JOE RETALIATION Debuts

Written by Kris Heys Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Movie News

I've honestly never met anyone who went to see Stephen Sommers' original G.I. JOE: RISE OF COBRA, but considering that the movie went on to make a not at all too shabby $302m at the box office there must be some folk out there telling porkies. It was a fun but no doubt flawed movie that didn't deserve the snubbing, especially comparing it alongside the usual summer fluff that we're subjected to.

As previously reported, Paramount have taken a slightly different approach with this one, overhauling the cast and replacing Sommers with JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER director Jon M. Chu. Yes, really. It also looks like they've toned down some of the more cartoony elements which, personally, I thought elevated the original. Then again, it does have sword-wielding ninjas scrapping on the side of a mountain, so it's not exactly Mike Leigh.

Check out the promo below and let us know what you think...

G.I. JOE: RETALIATION hits June 22nd 2012

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